Short Communication

Kummoona Chondro-Ossous Graft for Reconstruction of the Temporomandibular Joint in Children

Raja Kummoona*

Published: 23 September, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 001-003

There are a lot of controversy about the usage of graft for reconstruction of the TMJ, many researchers tried in the past different technique to be applied in the TMJ [1], for restoration of growth and all failed and some of these techniques may be used for one trial without success.

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